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  • Accounting - Finance
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Updated at: 26.12.2018
    Short company description

    TRANSEARCH International is a member of the AESC, the leading professional body representing the global executive search community. As a member firm all of our offices are committed to maintaining the highest professional standards, including a commitment to providing, wherever possible, diverse candidate shortlists.


    Professional Skills
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
    • Strong knowledge of accounting and finance principles and practices
    • Knowledge of financial reporting
    • Knowledge of local, state and federal laws regarding finance and taxation
    • Technical accounting skills
    • Previous experience of general accounting
    • Proficiency in relevant accounting software
    • Fluent in Romanian & English
    • Good PC Skills

    Personality Profile
    • Business Ethics
    • Attention to detail and accuracy
    • Problem-solving skills, planning, organizing
    • Results driven, Business Judgment
    • Communication skills & team work
    • Initiative


    Sales invoicing & collection:
    • Checking the issued invoices, credit notes and rebates for goods, service, advance customers’ payments
    • Bank/Cash collections from clients, promissory notes, checks
    • Preparing the collection slip for Promissory notes, checks, in order to be sent to the bank
    • Issuing and registering the set off orders (matching) for partners who are client and supplier

    Payables & Payments:
    • New vendor data entry in system, checking the availability to VIES, ANAF, MK Denial platforms, maintaining the Master Data for vendors
    • Receiving invoices, controlling, getting the approval from Country Manager, booking in cost accounts
    • Reviewing all supplier’s contracts for payment terms and penalties, signatures, scan
    • Issuing and renewing the Insurance Policies: Business Insurance policy and CARGO policy for transport from factory to delivery places, the policy for goods kept in warehouse and yearly update
    • Providing all information requested by Insurance companies, in order to issue the insurance policy
    • Preparing the payments of vendors into bank application and send for approval to HQ

    • Bank communication
    • All bank/cash transactions: clients’ collections, vendor payments, rent, payroll, taxes, bank fees
    • Letter of bank guarantee and letter of credit-if necessary
    • Exchange of RON in EUR, negotiation with bank, approval from Financial Manager

    Credit Control:
    • Communicating with clients and with HQ Credit Controller, regarding overdue invoices
    • Monthly report to insurance company, communication with partners
    • Calculating monthly provision for bad debts, according with the company policy, register and communicate to

    • Accruals, provisions, prepaid expenses
    • Expenses claims controlling, payment and filing
    • Cooperating with the internal audit, external audit, ISO audit team
    • Keeping the collaboration with legal company, providing the necessary documents

    Periodic reports:
    • Monthly: sales and COGS per Product Hierarchy categories, cash flow forecast, Monthly Balance Sheet, P&L, Intercompany Reconciliation, Green tax debts calculation and report to recycling company, packaging’s environmental fund calculation and report to AFM (Environmental Agency)
    • Quarterly: reconciliation of Balance Sheet position
    • Annually: fixed Assets inventory, external audit support, Financial Statement, audit report and BOD meeting for acceptance of financial statement, TP File preparation
    • Prepare and send to the Authorities the reports: VAT, Intrastat, VIES, Internal sales/purchase with VAT, Income tax declaration, Tax on profit, Environmental Fund,
    Green Tax contribution
    • Preparing and updating all mandatory fiscal/ accounting documents

    HR support:
    • Support HR Manager and outsourced payroll agency in:
    o Compliance to labour legislation
    o Hiring, Exiting, employment contracts-check the documents provided by payroll service supplier
    o Payroll control and payment, holidays and sickness
    o Life and Health insurance, Cars & Mobiles, EH&S
    o Checking the monthly declaration and sending to the Authorities

    Other info

    The future Chief Accountant will report directly to the Romania Country Manager and indirectly to the Regional Finance Manager and Regional HR Manager, both based in Athens.

    Assisting in financial analysis, planning, budgeting, cost accounting as well as performing all bookkeeping tasks.